It's unlikely there will be a more stable room inside Halas Hall this offseason than the DL room, overseen by the Bears' longest-tenured assistant coach, Jay Rodgers.
The team will have 15 unrestricted free agents, a group that includes three of the four players remaining from the 2010 team that won Super Bowl XLV: right tackle Bryan Bulaga, kicker Mason Crosby and cornerback Tramon Williams.
Nebraska hosted a big group of Class of 2021 prospects on campus this past weekend for a junior day, including several players from the region.
Much has been made about the recent NU hire's recruiting prowess, and he will waste little time putting it to use around Lincoln.
Elsewhere, two Rock Bridge football players announced their college plans, while another former Bruins standout joined Missouri tennis' roster as a walk-on.
MOBILE — Even with six in-state players in attendance this week, the most intriguing name at this year’s Senior Bowl is a former Alabama player beloved as much for what he didn’t do as what he did.
Whether it was justified or not, there was optimism that the offensive line could be a strength of the Bears in 2019. Instead, it was a problem all season long.
In the end, the message was clear. The Packers made great strides this season under first-year coach Matt LaFleur and showed they can compete with every other team in the NFC, but they're not in the 49ers' league. Not yet, anyway.
With the Green Bay defense failing to lay a hand on 49ers running back Raheem Mostert for much of the first half and the Aaron Rodgers-led offense committing two turnovers and failing to convert a third down yet again during a scoreless first 30 minutes, the Packers dug themselves a 27-0 halftime deficit on their way to a demoralizing 37-20 loss.
Aaron Rodgers doesn’t know how many more years he has left, and he doesn’t know how many more times he’ll be within one victory of the Super Bowl. But the Packers' 36-year-old, two-time NFL MVP quarterback does know this: The 2019 season meant a lot to him.
State Journal columnist Tom Oates grades the Green Bay Packers' performance in their 37-20 loss to the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC title game Sunday night at Levi's Stadium.
Bill Moos speaks openly about his desire for the Nebraska-Iowa football rivalry to gain steam. Maybe recruiting battles could help.
Freshmen Leonardo Garcia Varela and Maddie Huitt and sophomore Sarah Rousseau finished in the top five of their events.
Get the latest analysis, injury reports and highlights as Green Bay takes on San Francisco in the NFC Championship Game on Sunday night at Levi's Stadium.
Defensive line coach and co-special teams coordinator A.J. Cooper, cornerbacks coach John Richardson also joining Nick Rolovich's staff.
Former UW linebacker says college football puts players in "situations that will compromise their long-term health."
Scott Frost has never even hinted at the possibility of surrendering play-calling duties. But it's an intriguing discussion, especially now.
Dakota Prukop quarterbacked at Oregon under new Husker hire Matt Lubick. Let him detail the quirks of the "all-in" offensive mind.
San Francisco simply outmuscled Green Bay in its 37-8 win in November. If that happens again this very interesting Packers season will come to a sudden end.
LINCOLN — A week’s worth of rumors culminated in a wild afternoon Friday when Nebraska announced a separation with its offensive coordinator then named his replacement three hours later.
Nebraska announces former Oregon and Washington assistant Matt Lubick as the new offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach.
Matt Lubick makes a lot of sense as Nebraska's new offensive coordinator and receivers coach for several reasons, but a few come readily to mind.
The Packers are one win away from a berth in Super Bowl LIV in large part because of the moves general manager Brian Gutekunst has made, both large and small.
BOISE — Boise State finally has a response to the Mountain West’s recent assertion that the new TV deal would be the last in which the Broncos earn extra money for a separate negotiation for the rights to air their home football games.
TUSCALOOSA — As the final day for underclassmen to declare for the 2020 NFL draft came and went Friday, Alabama made its own declaration with the release of its official 2020 online roster earlier this week, including several significant returners.
TUSCALOOSA — Alabama’s Nate Oats made it clear both in his post-game press conference and in meetings with his team in the hours and days following Wednesday’s signature upset of Auburn — the win was important, but it won’t matter as much if more don’t follow.
There will be plenty of local connections for Bears fans in action this Sunday in the NFL’s conference title games, perhaps giving you an extra rooting interest depending on what part of the city or state you’re from, and possibly aggravating you jus…
The Nebraska football program announced today that offensive coordinator/receivers coach Troy Walters and the Huskers have mutually agreed to part ways.
Feel free to debate whether the Bears were too fast and loose to start the 2019 season believing in their tight ends room, where Trey Burton was coming off surgery, Adam Shaheen hadn't come on at all and Bradley Sowell's position switch from swing OT…
Nebraska announced the re-hire of Mike Dawson on Thursday morning, along with new titles for Ryan Held and Greg Austin.
The Packers defense has been stout since being picked apart by the 49ers in a 37-8 rout in November.
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